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Obituary: Jeffrey Dwayne Orr

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Jeffrey Dwayne Orr

June 15, 1968 – December 15, 2021 (age 53)

MA1 (SW) Jeffrey Dwayne Orr USN RET, a proud veteran of the United States Navy, passed away December 15, 2021 after a short illness. 

The son of Charles and Patricia Orr, Jeff grew up in Casper, WY. He was born June 15, 1968 in Kodiak, Alaska and graduated from Natrona County High School in 1986.

At the age of 20, Jeffrey enlisted in the United States Navy. He valued this service highly and attained the rank of E6. As part of his service, Jeffrey served in Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and two tours in Afghanistan.

As a highly decorated service member, he achieved the following decorations: National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism, Navy Good Conduct, Navy E Medal, Joint Service Achievement, NATO Medal, Afghanistan Campaign, Sea Service Deployment, Armed Forces Expeditionary, Combat Action Ribbon, Meritorious Union Commendation, Kuwait Liberation, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary, and Bronze Star.

Later in his career, he joined NCIS as Executive Protective Agent. He traveled the world protecting our Generals and Admirals.

Jeffrey retired from the Navy in 2013. In his spare time, he enjoyed working on his show cars and was an avid hunter. He loved dressing up as Santa for his nieces and the neighborhood kids.

Jeffrey was not an idle body and was always working something. He was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone that needed it.

Jeffrey is survived by his wife Lyn Orr, daughters Breean Collins, Jenny Williams, Jessica Anderson, and Breanne Melendez; sixteen grandkids and one great-grandson on the way; mother Patricia J Orr; sisters Kitty Carr, Lyn Orr, Ann Lounsberry and Dana Lyman; brothers Danny Tanner, Boyd, Ken and Kevin; and multiple nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father Charles D. Orr, aunt Joyce Jacques, uncle Butch Orr and nephew Mason Orr.

A service honoring Jeffrey D. Orr will be held at Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery, 80 Veterans Road, Evansville, WY, January 28 at 3:00 p.m. A reception will follow at Central WY Fairgrounds, 1700 Fairgrounds Road, Casper, WY 82604.

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